The graduate certificate in Bioethics and Health Humanities is designed for students and professionals in healthcare related fields interested in developing knowledge and skills to navigate the complex ethical and humanistic situations they face.
A certificate in Bioethics and Health Humanities provides:
- New knowledge in bioethics and health humanities
- Understandings of methodological approaches in bioethics and health humanities
- Skills in applying bioethics and health humanities expertise to diverse professional settings
- Knowledge of history, social movements, literature, theory, and regulations relevant to professional settings
- Skills in critical analysis and communication of complex issues and arguments for multiple audiences.
The 12-credit hour certificate (4 classes) consists of coursework taken over one or more terms. There are no required classes, which grant students the flexibility to tailor the program to their specific interests. For example, physical
therapists and occupational therapists may be especially interested Disability Ethics, while biomedical scientists might consider Research Ethics.
You may choose any combination of four courses to complete 12 credit hours.
|Law and Health
|Science and Technology Studies
|Literature and Health
|Cultural Perspectives in Health
|Public Health Ethics
|Critical Theory and Health
|Ethics of Scientific Research (1 credit)
|Narratives of Illness
|Death and Dying
|Research Ethics Practicum (2 credits)
|Justice and Health
|Clinical Ethics Consultation Practicum
- Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or health related field
- GPA of 2.75 – last 60 hours of coursework
- Evidence of academic writing in previous qualifications or professional settings